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Sustainability Club Talks Trash

Emma Bird is passionate about trash. Or more accurately, as the president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods’ Sustainability Club, she’s passionate about seeing less of it. Along with the other members of the club, Bird, a social science history concentration major from West Terre Haute, Ind., encourages SMWC students to adopt sustainable habits. This semester, the club is involved in several projects both on campus and in the community.

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Equine career fair help students prepare for workforce

Workshops, networking, demonstrations, horses and more horses all make up the Mane Event at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). This unique program on March 1, 2013, will provide equine students the opportunity to meet horse enthusiasts as well as prospective employers and to learn about internships, part-time and full-time employment opportunities. There will be a panel discussion moderated by Chris Marks, Ph. D., professor and department chair of equine studies at SMWC, and sessions led by industry professionals offering tips and one-on-one career advice.

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The Woods Sign Agreement with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and Illinois Eastern Community College (IECC) system, have signed articulation agreements providing a seamless path for the community college students to transfer their associate’s degrees to complete a bachelor’s degree at SMWC. The IECC includes Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College, Wabash Valley College, and Frontier Community College.

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SMWC Presents “The Tempest”

Magic, music and comedy are coming to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). The Music and Theatre Department at The Woods presents William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” on February 28, 2013 through March 3, 2013 at the Cecilian Auditorium.

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Students join global campaign to stop violence

Did you know one out of every three women on the planet will be beaten or raped during their lifetime? With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than one billion women and girls.

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SMWC Professor Reinvents an Indiana Classic

How long does it take to compose a song? For John McIntyre, associate professor of music at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, two weeks is plenty of time. McIntyre was asked by James Chesterson, president of the Terre Haute Community Band (THCB) last spring to compose a new arrangement of “Back Home Again in Indiana” for a special “Year of the River” performance, which took place January 27, 2013, at Indiana State University.

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SMWC supports National Girls and Women in Sport Day

This year marks the 27th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. On February 6, 2013, thousands of sports educators, coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, students, and parents across the country will show their support of the Day and of this year's theme, "Girls in Sports, An Investment in the Future."

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SMWC students provide free tax assistance

For the fourth year, SMWC participates in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to help low- to moderate-income (generally, $49,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Through VITA, which is a national program, certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country.

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National Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week

“Why do millions of parents across the country choose Catholic schools for their children,” begins a feature by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) in honor of National Catholic Schools Week.

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SMWC Senior Shows Off Artwork

Colorful and bold are just two words to describe Katelyn Duke’s art exhibit. Duke, a senior from Marshall, Ill., recently exhibited her works at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Art Gallery. On display were works from her freshman to her current senior year.

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Pomeroys participate in national soccer convention

Nine members of the Pomeroy soccer team represented Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College at the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Convention held at the Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. on Thursday, January 17, 2013.

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Four-Star Presents Inheriting the Trade

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